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Indian LGBTQ+ short films shine at KASHISH 2021

Mumbai/IBNS: Indian LGBTQ+ shorts films have found a platform in the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, which entered into its third weekend, titled Pride Weekend.

Mira Nair to speak at LGBTQIA+ film festival KASHISH 2021 panel

Mumbai/IBNS: Academy-Award nominated director Mira Nair will Tuesday participate in a panel discussion, titled ‘Books To Screen – Lost & Found in Translation’, being organised as part of the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival.

Things have changed for good in the last 10 years: Nikkiey Chawla on LGBTQ community

Mumbai: India's first transgender model Nikkiey Chawla is happy with the recognition and acceptance the LGBTQ community has received, especially in the last 10 years. "Earlier, I just knew two words 'gay' and 'lesbian', and it was only when I turned seventeen-eighteen that I got to know much about it," she said.

Kashish Trans Fest brings visibility about transgender community

Mumbai/IBNS: Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is celebrating International Transgender Day of Visibility on Wednesday with a daylong online program of film screenings and discussion titled Kashish Trans*Fest.

Renuka Shahane and Onir join Kashish Advisory Board

Mumbai/IBNS: South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA film festival Kashish on Wednesday announced that popular actress Renuka Shahane and national award-winning filmmaker Onir have joined its Advisory Board, along with previous board members like theater personality Dolly Thakore, National award-winning filmmaker Arunaraje Patil, president of Whistling Woods Meghna Ghai Puri and communications specialist Roy Wadia.

India's first gay film 'Badnam Basti' found after 49 years, to screen at KASHISH 2020

Mumbai/IBNS: 'Badnam Basti', India's first gay film that was released in 1971 only to be lost to obscurity for around five decades, before it was found in a Berlin archive, will be scerened at KASHISH 2020.

Shabana Azmi joins cast of Sheer Qorma

Mumbai, July 30 (IBNS): Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has joined the starcast of upcoming Hindi film Sheer Qorma.

'Jose' wins best narrative feature film at Kashish MIQFF 2019

Mumbai, June 18 (IBNS):  Guatemalan movie 'Jose' won top honours at the 10th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival that concluded on June 12 last.

160 LGBTQ films from 43 countries to be screened at KASHISH MIQFF 2019

Mumbai, May 18 (IBNS): Around 160 LGBTQ films from 43 countries will be screened at the 10th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival from June 12-June 16, 2019. 

CBFC clears gay film ‘Evening Shadows’ with U/A certificate

Mumbai, Feb 6 (IBNS): Award winning director Sridhar Rangayan’s feature film Evening Shadows has received a U/A certificate from the censor board in Mumbai, marking a very progressive shift in the certification process.

Kevin Spacey comes out as gay, but offends LGBTQ community

Hollywood, Oct 31 (IBNS): Hollywood A-Lister Kevin Spacey came out as gay on Oct 29 and what could have been a significant moment in the actor's life is now marred by controversy.

147 films to screen at 8th KASHISH Mumbai LGBTQ film fest

Mumbai, Apr 26 (Just Earth News): South Asia's biggest and India's only mainstream LGBTQ film festival - KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival - returns for its eighth edition in May 2017.

KASHISH Festival Director Rangayan to talk on Indian LGBTQ films at BHI Flare, London

London, Mar 16 (IBNS): BFI Flare, London, one of the world’s oldest LGBTQ film festivals, will have a special focus on South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival KASHISH this year.

KASHISH presents Indian LGBTQ films in US, Spain and Australia

Mumbai, Feb 24 (JEN): KASHISH Global, an initiative of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival - South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival - is facilitating programming of Indian LGBTQ films worldwide at film festivals in Spain, USA and Australia, an official release stated.